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    ed2go Online Learning

    To learn more about the online learning program ed2go, see the courses offered, and register for a course, please click the link below:

     http://www.ed2go.com/holland/ 

    ed2go offers a wide range of highly interactive courses that you can take entirely over the Internet. All courses are led by expert instructors, many of whom are nationally known authors. The online courses are affordable, fun, fast, convenient, and geared just for you.  Course topics include: AccountingBusinessCollege ReadinessComputer ApplicationsDesign and CompositionHealth Care and MedicalLanguage and ArtsLaw and LegalPersonal DevelopmentTeaching and EducationTechnology, Writing and Publishing

     

    To register for the courses listed below, click the course title and fill out the online form attached.

     

    **PLEASE NOTE** Refunds will only be given if the course is canceled.

     

     

    Health, Wellness and Fitness

     

    Parkdale Garden Club -COURSE CLOSED                         Instructor - Ms. Ashley Howe                       Course Fee - $45

    Tuesdays, May 22nd - June 19th

    3:35- 4:30pm in the EA Garden and the 1st Floor Commons

    The Parkdale Garden Club will explore the joy of planting, growing, and harvesting.  This course is open to all K-4th grade students.  Parents are also welcome to join with their child.

     

    Walking Program  

    Monday thru Thursday - Sept-May                                     Course Fee - FREE

    6:30 - 8:30 Holland Elementary School 

    Enjoy walking the school hallways in a safe and dry environment through the fall and winter months.  Upon registering for this program, you will receive an ID tag.  You must have an ID tag to participate and for entrance into the building. Call for tag @ 537-8265.

     

      

    Zumba                               Instructor- Patty Gunner                Course Fee- $45 

    8 Week Course - Wednesdays, January 17th - March 14th (excludes Feb. 21)

    6:00-7:00pm in the Holland Elementary Gym

    This 8 week class meets once a week and is a dynamic fitness program that infuses Latin rhythms and easy to follow dance steps. Zumba will tone and sculpt your body while burning fat.  Get hooked on working out!

     

    Zumba  2                             Instructor- Patty Gunner                Course Fee- $45 

    8 Week Course - Wednesdays, March 28th-May23rd (excludes April 4th)

    6:00-7:00pm in the Holland Elementary Gym

    This 8 week class meets once a week and is a dynamic fitness program that infuses Latin rhythms and easy to follow dance steps. Zumba will tone and sculpt your body while burning fat.  Get hooked on working out!

     

    Zumba -EA                               Instructor - Lisa Brown                  Course Fee - $55

    12 Week Course - Wednesdays, February 7th through May 9th (excludes 2/21/18 & 4/4/18)

    4:15PM - 5:15PM East Aurora Parkdale Backstage Gym

    Dance yourself into shape and lose yourself in music! This dance-fitness party combines half an hour of exotic rhythms such as salsa, tango, belly dance, and reggae ton, along with half an hour of high energy musical hits from yesterday and today that are sure to get you moving and grooving.  No experience necessary.  This class is fun and easy to do.  

     

    Zumba®Gold - EA                     Instructor - Lisa Brown                 Course Fee - $40

    12 Week Course - Thursdays, February 8th through May 10th (excludes 2/22/18, 3/1/18 & 4/5/18)

    3:45PM - 4:30PM East Aurora Parkdale Backstage Gym

    Zumba®Gold is based on the same dance moves used in the original Zumba class.  The gold class, however, is less intense, with dance routines designed for beginners and older adults using modified movements.  Zumba®Gold uses the same great formula, with a longer warm up and cool down to allow participants a program that improves balance, flexibility and cardiovascular strength with its unique program.  Zumba®Gold was designed to teach the basic dance steps to anyone and provides an appropriate workout for those just beginning a fitness program and those looking to have a great time!  Wear comfortable clothes that you can move around in and sneakers with sturdy support.  Bring a water bottle. 

     

    Gentle Morning Yoga           Instructor - Jane Schmitt            Course Fee - $65

                                                                                                 Senior Fee - $45

    10 Week Class- Wednesdays -January 10th - April 3, 2017 (If class is cancelled, class will be added to the final date)

    9:00-10:00AM Print Shop (2nd Floor, 21 Grove St., East Aurora) 

    Start your day off right by joining us in a gentle yoga practice.  We will work on focused breath and bring in slow movement to wake up the body and prepare for the day.  Yoga has long been recognized as a path to inner peace and as an excellent way to boost strength, balance and flexibility.  It is also a practice of awareness designed to quiet your mind and help you connect with your innermost self.  Participants need to bring their own yoga mat.

     

    Fit Tween                           Instructor - Mia Baxendale           Course Fee - $45

    6-week session - Ages 10-13 (10 children maximum per session)

    Tuesdays - February 6th, 13th, 27th, March 6th, 13th, and 20th (no class 2/20)

    With the emphasis on core strength and stability, your child will be introduced to a host of age appropriate strength and multi-directional speed exercises that will not only increase strength and agility, but balance and spatial awareness as well.  Educating your child how to execute movement patterns and deceleration techniques are the key factors during this phase and will prepare your child systematically for their future fitness and athletic goals, as well as decrease their chance for injury. 
     

     

    Bootcamp 1                 Instructor - Kim Borowski                   Course Fee-$75

    Mondays from January 8th through March 12th (8 week course - excludes Jan. 15th & Feb. 19th)

    6:00-7:00 PM Holland Elementary School Gym

    This 10 week program is designed to accommodate participants of all ages and fitness levels.  The course will be focused on building strength and toning muscles with the use of your own body as well as a variety of other pieces of equipment.  Each class will be a total body workout to ensure that all muscles are properly targeted, while simultaneously engaging in cardiovascular activities; thus creating the perfect combination for fat loss.  Each participant is asked to wear sneakers/comfortable clothing and to bring their own mat and towel.

    Bootcamp 2                   Instructor - Kim Borowski                Course Fee-$75

    Wednesdays from January 10th through March 7 (8 week course - excludes Feb. 21st) 

    6:00-7:00 PM Holland Elementary School Gym

    This 10 week program is designed to accommodate participants of all ages and fitness levels.  The course will be focused on building strength and toning muscles with the use of your own body as well as a variety of other pieces of equipment.  Each class will be a total body workout to ensure that all muscles are properly targeted, while simultaneously engaging in cardiovascular activities; thus creating the perfect combination for fat loss.  Each participant is asked to wear sneakers/comfortable clothing and to bring their own mat and towel.

     

    Lifeguard Training or Waterfront Lifeguard training, First Aid, & CPR/A    Instructor - Mary Galac            Course Fee- $275                             

    Tuesday and Thursdays, 4/10,4/12,4/17,4/19,4/24,4/26.

    5:00PM-9:00PM Holland Middle School Pool

    Entrance Requirements

    • Need to be 15
    • Able to swim 500 yds. nonstop (20 laps)
    • Retrieve 10lb object from bottom of pool
    Fee includes: textbook, personal face mask, and registration with American Red Cross
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    Lifeguard training OR Waterfront Lifeguard training

    Each prepares its students for a different lifeguarding environment with various difficulty levels. Before you enroll in a certification course, it’s best to first decide on the aquatic setting where you want to work. Then you won’t have to pass another course to get additional qualifications later. 

    Lifeguard Training This is the certification you need to work at a typical pool. This course incorporates a blended learning format with online training sessions, classroom skills and water rescue activities. · 2 year American Red Cross certificate in Lifeguarding, First Aid and CPR/AED (waterfront lifeguarding can be added on at a later time for a fee) Waterfront Lifeguard The Waterfront Lifeguard certification course incorporates both the Lifeguarding course with the Waterfront skills module. The purpose of the Waterfront skills module is to teach lifeguards the skills and knowledge needed to prevent and respond to emergencies in non-surf, open-water areas found at public parks, resorts, summer camps and campgrounds. This course incorporates a blended learning format with online training sessions, classroom skills and water rescue activities · 2 year American Red Cross certificate in Lifeguarding, First Aid and CPR/AED

     

    Lifeguard Certification Renewal Class                                      Course Fee - $125

    Tuesday April, 24th

    5:00PM-9:00PM Holland Middle School Pool

    • Currently certified lifeguards with valid certification in Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED or those who have not expired by more than 30 days. This recertification option is for currently certified lifeguards to review skills including water rescues, CPR/AED and first aid skills.

    Prerequisites: Provide proof of valid Red Cross Lifeguarding, First Aid and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification

    • Pass the following swim test on the day of class:
    1. 500-yard swim using front crawl or breaststroke
    2. 2-minute tread using legs only
    3. Retrieve a 10-lb dive weight from 7 ft deep, surface and swim 20 yds with the weight, using legs only and exit the pool without using a ladder within 100 seconds

     

    Golf Fitness Program             Instructor - Jim LaBuda           Course Fee - $95

    Mondays, February 5th through March 19th, 2018 (excludes 2/19)

    5:45-6:30 East Aurora Middle School West Gym

    Golf fitness focuses on stretching and flexibility exercises to broaden range of movement that will enhance your strength and momentum which is essential in any golf swing. However, you don’t have to be a golfer to benefit. Class is open to anyone looking to gain or strengthen their mobility regardless of fitness level. Taught by a Certified Golf Teaching professional and a Certified Golf Fitness Instructor.  Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a floor mat.

     

    Ballroom Dancing-Winter     Instructor-  Iliana Keneva         Course Fee- $110

    Fridays, January 12th - March 16th

    7:00-8:00 PM Ballroom Dance Center, 1761 Orchard Park Road- West Seneca

    Have you ever felt awkward at a wedding, company party, or any social event?  Learning how to dance Swing, Rumba, Cha-Cha, Salsa, and Fox Trot is a great way to have fun socializing and exercising.  Come and join us on the dance floor.  No experience needed.  No partner needed.

     

    Ballroom Dancing-Spring           Instructor-  Iliana Keneva     Course Fee- $110

    Fridays, March 23 - May 25th

    7:00-8:00 PM Ballroom Dance Center, 1761 Orchard Park Road- West Seneca

    Have you ever felt awkward at a wedding, company party, or any social event?  Learning how to dance Swing, Rumba, Cha-Cha, Salsa, and Fox Trot is a great way to have fun socializing and exercising.  Come and join us on the dance floor.  No experience needed.  No partner needed. 

     

    Step Aerobics/Circuit Training   Instructor -Lynne Beale Allen   Course Fee: $35

    Mondays and Thursdays, February 1st though June 28th, no class on 2/19, 2/22, 4/2, 4/5, 5/28

    6:00-7:00 AM  East Aurora Middle School East Gym

    Get fit quickly in this interactive, high-energy cardio step class. Full body workout includes a warm-up, stretch, cardio workout, strength training, “abs” workout and stretching cool-down. Great music and hip moves! Bring a towel, mat, water bottle and hand weights (optional).

     

    Step Aerobics/Circuit Training   Instructor- Kimberly McAtee   Course Fee: $117

    Mondays and Wednesdays, February 5 th through June 13th, no class on 2/19, 2/21, 4/2, 4/4

    5:00-6:00 PM East Aurora Middle School East Gym

    Get fit quickly in this interactive, high-energy cardio step class. Full body workout includes a warm-up, stretch, cardio workout, strength training, “abs” workout and stretching cool-down. Great music and hip moves! Bring a towel, mat, water bottle and hand weights (optional).  

     

    Essential Oils Basics                 Instructor-  Leah Ashby          Course Fee: $15

    January 29, 2018        or       April 30, 2018   

    6:00 - 7:30PM in the Holland Elementary School - Conference Room

    There are over 300 essential oils on Earth.  For the beginning essential oil enthusiasts, this can sound overwhelming.  However, you only need 10-20 to get started and build a great wellness support kit.  In this class, we will be taking the mystery out of essential oils, talking about the importance of oil purity and how sharing the basics of these tools can help us become empowered to live our happiest and healthiest lives, as well as reduce toxins in our homes.

     

    Healthy Home Cleaning-Ditch the Chemicals!      Instructor-  Leah Ashby         Course Fee: $15

    February 26    OR     March 26     OR      May 21

    6:00 - 7:30PM in the Holland Elementary School - Conference Room

    In today's world, some of the most dangerous things that affect our health are things we willingly expose ourselves to daily. Some of these might not be what you expect!  In this class, we will identify common household chemicals that we use on the house, ourselves, and our children.  This could be contributing to a variety of negative health effects and why we are not living a life full of wellness, purpose, and abundance.  We will identify where to make changes, what would have the biggest impact, and discuss healthy, affordable options

     

    Forgiveness: Healing the Heart     Instructor- Annette DeNies     Course Fee:$35

    Wednesday, January 17, 2018 or  Wednesday, May 30, 2018

    6:30pm – 8:00pm East Aurora Middle School Room 117

    Forgiveness is healing. Yet, at times it seems so hard to forgive another, or more pointedly, how do we begin to forgive ourselves. In this class, we will explore what forgiveness is, how to forgive, and begin to release the bondage of an unforgiving heart.

     

    Courses in Astrology                   Instructor - Elizabeth Ryba                

    Introduction in Astrology                                                        Course Fee: $25

    Monday, January 22nd, 2018

    6:30-8:30PM in Holland Elementary School- Room 32

    Reconnect with the natural cycles in our skies and learn introductory astrological concepts and begin to discover the unique Starry Story of you.

     

    Astrological Overview of 2018                                          Course Fee: $15            

    Monday, January 29th, 2018

    6:30-7:30 in Holland Elementary School -Room 32

    What stories are the stars telling us in 2018?  Astrology is the study of the natural cycles that wax and wane and recycle over a period of time.  In this class you will learn about the significant transits and cycles of the planets that we will experience in 2018.  Class participants will receive a 2018 Astrological Overview handout.

     

    Monthly Planning with Lunar Cycle Astrology                            Course Fee: $15

    Monday, February, 12th, 2018

    6:30-7:30 in Holland Elementary School -Room 32

    Each month, the Moon moves through all 12 signs of the Zodiac and all eight phases, waxing toward a Full Moon and then waning towards a New Moon again.  By mindfully mapping out the Moon's path each month, we can plan activities to coincide with the lunar phases to maximize our opportunities each month!

     

    Who is in Your Birth Chart?                                                    Course Fee: $15

    Monday, March, 5th, 2018

    6:30-7:30 in Holland Elementary School -Room 32

    Throughout our life, we meet and experience a multitude of people.  Some we are born to, some choose us, some we choose and some seem destined to be in our lives.  All of these people can be found in the astrology we were born under.  During this class you will learn where and how to look for the "others" in our lives, our mother, father, grandparents, children, friends, boss, co-workers, siblings and more in your own astrological birth chart.  Class participants will receive a keyword/reference handout.

     

    The Astrology of Our Life Cycle                                             Course Fee: $15

    Monday, March, 19th, 2018

    6:30-7:30 in Holland Elementary School -Room 32

    The terrible two's, teenage rebellion, the "27" club and the mid-life crisis (to name a few)...why do these time periods in our lives present in the form of commonly-shared conditions and what does astrology have to do with it?  During this class, you will learn the astrology of our life cycle and how significant astrological experiences occur for each of us at certain ages.

     

    Eclipse Energy and the Shocking Events in our Lives                  Course Fee: $15

    Monday, April, 16th, 2018

    6:30-7:30 in Holland Elementary School -Room 32

    Why did so many of our ancestors fear, worship, and construct architecture, in reverence to solar and lunar eclipses?  During this class, you will learn about the astology of both a solar and lunar eclipse and its respective tendencies.

     

    Buffalo & Big Changes- An Astrological Perspective of Upcoming Time in the Queen City             Course Fee: $15                                                                              

    Monday, May, 7th, 2018

    6:30-7:30 in Holland Elementary School- Room 32

    Why is the City of Buffalo (and surrounding areas) synonymous with food, drink, art, music, slow and steady growth and also known as the City of Good Neighbors?  And what does the smell of Cheerios have to do with it?  During this class, you will learn about the astrology that the City of Bufflao was "born" under and how that influencec is readily apparent in the city's evolution to date.

     

     

     

    Education and Technology

     

    Just for Kids 

     

    COURSE FULL  Theater Games                      Instructor - Kimberly McAtee                  Course Fee - $40

     

    Mondays, February 5th through April 23rd, no class on 2/19, 4/2

    3:20-4:20 PM PE 2nd Floor Commons in Parkdale Elementary School

    This ten-week course will meet with Mrs. McAtee in the Parkdale auditorium where students will explore the use of imagination and creativity through participation in a variety of theatre games. We will use basic stage techniques, develop improvisational skills, and create characters in order to develop both self-confidence and self-expression.

     

    COURSE FULL Let's Put on a Play            Instructor - Kimberly McAtee                  Course Fee - $40

    Tuesdays, February 6th through May 22th, no class on 2/20, 4/3

    3:20-4:20 PM PE 2nd Floor Commons in Parkdale Elementary School

    The focus of this class is the elements of producing a play. Students will participate in auditioning (everyone will get a part!), learning lines, rehearsing, developing a character and coming together as a cast to perform a one-act play.  The class will culminate with a performance at 6:00pm on May 22nd.

     

    Young Engineers                              Instructor - Rene Marburger              Course Fee - $68

    April 10th - May 1

    3:45-5:00 in the Holland Elementary School Library

    Young Engineers is a great way to spark interest in learning. It gives one an opportunity to question how or why things work and strive toward solutions (problem-solving), develop independent learning and improve building skills. Young Engineers will integrate the love of Legos and mathematical concepts with the physical laws of science. It is a creative and fun environment in which to explore, discover and learn for all students from K-6th Grades.

      

    AXA Financial Planning Seminars

     

    Working with a Financial Planner      Instructor - James Fox (CFP)      Course Fee - FREE

     January 22nd, 2018

     6:00-7:30pm East Aurora Middle School Room 117

    Have you thought about working with a financial planner but don’t know where to start or what questions to ask? Do you have a financial planner but don’t know if they are doing all they should for you…or they just manage an investment but don’t help you plan towards anything? This workshop is set up to address those situations. We will give you a strong understanding of how to identify a credible financial planner that helps you accomplish your goals, avoid pitfalls and bring to your attention things you or the person you have worked with may have missed.

     

    Planning Your Escape: Retirement     Instructor - James Fox (CFP)       Course Fee -FREE

    January 25th, 2018 

    6:00-7:30pm East Aurora Middle School Room 117

    There are a variety of factors known and unknown that will impact your retirement. This workshop will cover what you can do to ensure you’re prepared correctly for your retirement. This way you’ll be able to retire once and have that retirement be a successful one!

     

    Understanding Long-Term Care      Instructor - James Fox (CFP)  Course Fee - FREE

    January 29th, 2018 

    6:00-7:30pm East Aurora Middle School Room 117

    This workshop covers what is currently happening in long term care planning, what options are available to stay in your home when possible and to protect your assets. A lot has changed in this field and we will go over those changes so you can make informed decisions for yourself.

     

    Sgroi Financial Planning Seminars

     

    Social Security Planning 101       Instuctor -Jeffrey Haxton CFP    Course Fee: FREE

    Wednesday, January 31st, 2018

    6:30-8:00 East Aurora Middle School Room 117

    This class will cover what everyone needs to know about Social Security. Often when one is planning to retire he/she ponders, will my Social Security be taxed? When should I take Social Security? Will my spouse receive benefits? Can I receive benefits from an ex-spouse? Will working affect my Social Security Benefit? Get answers to these questions and more, to help make the best Social Security decision for you!

     

    Introductions to Wills, Trusts and Estates          Instructor- Mr. J. Haxton, CFP               Course Fee: FREE

    Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

    6:00 - 7:30 East Aurora Middle School Room 117

    This class will discuss and provide practical examples of the aspects of wills, trusts, estate planning and taxation for individuals and family units. The purpose of this class is to teach attendees the basics of estate planning, titling accounts properly and long-term care/Medicaid planning.

     

    Planning for Longevity                  Instructor - Les Robinson                   Course Fee - FREE

    May 22, 2018

    6:00 - 8:00 East Aurora Middle School Room 117

    Nursing Home and Medicaid issues are now the biggest threat to your retirement money.  Get objective answers about the pros and cons of a variety of long-term care issues. Long - Term Care Insurance: Questions Answered in this class - Protecting your money from Medicaid and nursing homes. Fast , easy way to protect your money from Medicaid.  Reducing your financial and emotional burden to your family, do I really need long-term care insurance? Why – or why not? What are some reasons TO BUY & NOT TO BUY LTC insurance? How can I compare policies on an “apples-to apples” basis? Where are the hidden “gotchas” / pitfalls lurking in the fine print? Understand your Long Term Health Care Options.

     

    Foresters Financial

    Financial Wellness 101            Instructor – Desirae Currier          Course Fee - FREE

    Thursday, January 25th

    6:00-7:30 Holland Elementary Library

    Participants will learn about setting financial goals, building block approach, investing in mutual funds, choosing suitable investments, budgeting and controlling debt, and tax saving and investing.

     

    NYSTRS (New York State Teacher Retirement System)      

    Instructor – Desirae Currier          Course Fee - FREE

    Thursday, February 15th

    6:00-7:30 Holland Elementary Library

    Participants will learn about retirement benefits, retirement benefit payout options and social security benefits.

     

    CANCELEDSavvy IRA Planning for Baby Boomers         Instructor – Desirae Currier       Course Fee - FREE

    Thursday, March 22nd

    6:00-7:30 Holland Elementary Library

    Participants will learn what type of retirement account is right for them, is it still appropriate to contribute to a retirement account, when to take withdrawals, how IRA withdrawals are taxed, how IRA’s fit into the plan, and how to minimize taxes to be able to spend more of your hard-earned money.

     

    Investing for Women            Instructor – Desirae Currier          Course Fee - FREE

    Thursday, April 19th

    6:00-7:30 Holland Elementary Library

    Participants will learn about threats to a woman’s financial reward, building block approach (saving, insurance, investments) and nine long-term strategies.

     

    Savvy Social Security Planning            Instructor – Desirae Currier          Course Fee - FREE

    Thursday, May 17th

    6:00-7:30 Holland Elementary Library

    Participants will learn factors to consider when deciding to apply for benefits, why you should always check your earnings record for accuracy, how to coordinate benefits with your spouse, how to minimize taxes on Social Security benefits, and how to coordinate Social Security with your other sources of retirement income.

     

    ALL-PRO TUTORING 

     

    4-Hour SAT Boot Camp                                             Course Fee - $65

    February 27th & March 1st, 2018

    6:00-8:00 PM Holland Jr/Sr High School Library

    This comprehensive course introduces students to the SAT test with emphasis on test- taking strategies, testing information, how to best prepare for the SAT test, and practice questions in each subject. Course includes: workbook/study materials and a free simulated SAT test. For the simulated test schedule and registration information visit: www.allprotutoring.com 2018 SAT test dates: March 10, May 5, June 2, August 25, October 6 & November 3. Students are welcome to bring a snack or lunch to class.

     

    4-Hour ACT Boot Camp                                                   Course Fee: $65

    April 10th & April 12th 2018

    6:00-8:00 PM Holland Jr/Sr High School Library

    The ACT Test is held in equal esteem as the SAT test by most colleges and universities. This comprehensive review course introduces students to the ACT test and includes: test-taking strategies, testing information, study materials and a free simulated ACT test. For the simulated test schedule and registration information visit: www.allprotutoring.com2018 ACT test dates: April 14, June 9, July 14, September 8, October 20 & December 8.  Students are welcome to bring a snack or lunch to class.

     

    Writing the College Application Essay                                Course Fee: $55

    May 17th, 2018

    6:00-8:00 PM Holland Jr/Sr High School Library

    Do you want to submit a college application essay that will really hit home with the Admission Office at the college of your choice? Learn all the fundamentals of a winning essay as well as proven strategies. You will begin to write the college application essay during the class and leave with the confidence and knowledge to complete the process on your own. Students are welcome to bring a snack or lunch to class.

     

    Algebra I Regents Review Course                                  Course Fee: $125         

    January 8th, 10th & 17th 

    5:30 - 8:30 PM East Aurora High School C114

    A great way to prepare for the Algebra I Regents Exam!  This 9-hour class offers an in-depth review of Algebra I course content. Course includes:  classroom instruction, test-taking strategies, testing information, practice test, and workbook/study materials. Students are welcome to bring a snack to class.

     

    Algebra II Regents Review Course                                    Course Fee: $125

    January 11th, 16th & 18th

    5:30 - 8:30 PM East Aurora High School C114

    A great way to prepare for the Algebra II Regents Exam!  This 9-hour class offers an in-depth review of Algebra I course content. Course includes:  classroom instruction, test-taking strategies, testing information, practice test, and workbook/study materials. Students are welcome to bring a snack to class.

     

    4-Hour SAT Bootcamp                                                     Course Fee: $65

    February 26th & 28th 2018

    6:00 - 8:00 PM East Aurora High School C114

    This comprehensive course introduces students to the SAT test with emphasis on test- taking strategies, testing information, how to best prepare for the SAT test, and practice questions in each subject. Course includes: workbook/study materials and a free simulated SAT test. For the simulated test schedule and registration information visit: www.allprotutoring.com2018 SAT test dates: March 10, May 5, June 2, August 25, October 6 & November 3. Students are welcome to bring a snack or lunch to class.

     

    4-Hour ACT Bootcamp                                                      Course Fee: $65

    March 26th & 28th, 2018

    6:00 - 8:00 PM

    East Aurora High School C114

    The ACT Test is held in equal esteem as the SAT test by most colleges and universities. This comprehensive review course introduces students to the ACT test and includes: test-taking strategies, testing information, study materials and a free simulated ACT test. For the simulated test schedule and registration information visit: www.allprotutoring.com.  2018 ACT test dates: April 14, June 9, July 14, September 8, October 20 & December 8.  Students are welcome to bring a snack or lunch to class.

     

    9-Hour SAT Test Prep Course                                            Course Fee: $125

    April 25th, 30th & May 2, 2018

    5:30 - 8:30 PM

    East Aurora High School C114

    Are you ready for the SAT test?  This 9-hour course offers an in-depth study of the SAT test.  Course includes:  classroom instruction, test-taking strategies, testing information, workbook/study materials and a free simulated SAT test.  For the simulated test schedule and registration information visit: www.allprotutoring.com 2018 SAT test dates: March 10, May 5, June 2, August 25, October 6 & November 3. 

     

    Algebra I Regents Review Course                           Course Fee:$125                    

    May 7th, 9th, & 14th, 2018 

    5:30 - 8:30 PM

    East Aurora High School C114

    A great way to prepare for the Algebra I Regents Exam on June 12, 2018!  This 9-hour class offers an in-depth review of Algebra I course content. Course includes:  classroom instruction, test-taking strategies, testing information, practice test, and workbook/study materials. Students are welcome to bring a snack to class.

     

    Algebra II Regents Review Course                                    Course Fee: $125

    May 8th, 10th, & 15th, 2018

    5:30 - 8:30 PM

    East Aurora High School C114

    A great way to prepare for the Algebra II Regents Exam on June 14, 2018!  This 9-hour class offers an in-depth review of Algebra I course content. Course includes:  classroom instruction, test-taking strategies, testing information, practice test, and workbook/study materials. Students are welcome to bring a snack to class.

     

    Writing the College App Essay                                           Course Fee:$55

    May 9th, 2018

    6:00 - 8:30 PM

    East Aurora High School C112

    Do you want to submit a college application essay that will really hit home with the Admission Office at the college of your choice? Learn all the fundamentals of a winning essay as well as proven strategies. You will begin to write the college application essay during the class and leave with the confidence and knowledge to complete the process on your own. Students are welcome to bring a snack or lunch to class.

     

    9-Hour ACT Test Prep Course                                              Course Fee: $125    

    May 17th, 22nd, & 24th, 2018

    5:30 - 8:30 PM

    East Aurora High School C114

    Did you know that the ACT test is held in equal esteem as the SAT test by most colleges and universities?  This 9 hour review course offers an in-depth study of the ACT test.  Course includes: testing information, study materials-including the new writing format and a free simulated ACT test.  For simulation test schedule and registration information visit: www.allprotutoring.com.  2018 ACT test dates: April 14, June 9, July 14, September 8, October 20 & December 8.  Students are welcome to bring a snack or lunch to class.

     

     

     

     

    Driver Education

     

    COURSE CLOSED Driver Education - Session 1                          Course Fee - $275

    Monday through Friday July 2nd through July 25th , no class 7/4/18

    Classroom time 9:30 - 11:00 AM Holland Jr/Sr High School – Room 202

    In-car driving times will be assigned on a first come, first serve basis.  In-car times include - 8:00AM-9:30AM, 11:15AM-12:45PM, 1:00PM-2:30PM

    This 17 day program for driver education will be provided for all Holland and East Aurora students who are 16 years old and hold a valid NYS permit or driver license.  If the course registration is not full as of May 31, 2018, students from surrounding districts may register.  Attendance for all classes is mandatory.  Cell phones and the use of any electronic devices are prohibited during instruction (in-car or in classroom).  Flip flops are also prohibited in the vehicle.  To ensure the safety of all students, disturbances in the car or classroom may result in expulsion from the Driver Education Program without refund.  Please e-mail rbooker@hollandcsd.org with any questions.

     

    COURSE CLOSED Driver Education - Session 2                                         Course Fee - $275

    Monday through Friday July 26th through August 17th

    Classroom time 9:30 - 11:00 AM Holland Jr/Sr High School - Room 202

    Car times will be assigned on a first come, first serve basis.  Car times include - 8:00AM-9:30AM

    11:15AM-12:45PM, 1:00PM-2:30PM

    This 17 day program for driver education will be provided for all Holland and East Aurora students who are 16 years old and hold a valid NYS permit or driver license. If the course registration is not full as of May 31, 2018, students from surrounding districts may register.  Attendance for all classes is mandatory.  Cell phones and the use of any electronic devices are prohibited during instruction (in-car or in classroom).  Flip flops are also prohibited in the vehicle.  To ensure the safety of all students, disturbances in the car or classroom may result in expulsion from the Driver Education Program without refund.  Please e-mail rbooker@hollandcsd.org with any questions.

     

     

    5 Hour Pre-Licensing Course        Instructor- Rob Booker         Course Fee-$40

    Choose one of the dates listed:  

    Thursday January 25th or March 22nd or May 24th,  2018

    3:00-8:00PM Holland JR/SR High School- Room 202

    As mandated by an amendment of the NYS Vehicle and Traffic Code, each person applying for a new driver's license will be required to qualify for the MV278 certificate.  At the end of this 5 hour session, each student will be issued the proper certificate.  Students must have a valid "Learner's Permit."  Since this course is right after the school day, students are encouraged to bring a snack.  Appropriate behavior is expected while attending the course and failure to comply will result in immediate dismissal with no refund.

     

    5 Hour Pre-Licensing Course         Instructor- Rob Booker        Course Fee-$40

    Choose one of the two dates listed: 

    Thursday, February 15th or April 26th, 2018

    3:00-8:00 East Aurora High School Room B126

    As mandated by an amendment of the NYS Vehicle and Traffic Code, each person applying for a new driver's license will be required to qualify for the MV278 certificate.  At the end of this 5 hour session, each student will be issued the proper certificate.  Students must have a valid "Learner's Permit."  Since this course is right after the school day, students are encouraged to bring a snack.  Appropriate behavior is expected while attending the course and failure to comply will result in immediate dismissal with no refund.

     

    Defensive Driving – Point/Insurance Reduction   

    Instructor- Ronald Krowka             Course Fee $25 (plus $16.00 lab fee payable to instructor at first class)

    Choose one of the options for this 2 night course. 

    February 6th & 8th - 6:30-9:30pm Holland Elementary Conference Room

    March 6th & 8th - 6:30-9:30pm East Aurora High School Room B126

    April 10th and 12th - 6:30-9:30pm Holland Elementary Conference Room

    May 8th & 10th - 6:30-9:30pm East Aurora High School Room B126

    The six-hour Defensive Driving Course for Point/Insurance Reduction focuses on driver behavior modification and is taught by a retired police officer from the East Aurora Police Department. Sponsored by the NY Safety Program and approved by NYS Department of Motor Vehicles. You must attend both classes in a session. This course offers both the insurance reduction of 10% off collision & liability and up to 4 points from driver’s license, if needed. Attendance at both classes is required.

     

    Foreign Languages

    Spanish for the Elementary Years   Instructor - Culture Kids     Course Fee - $70

    Winter Session - Fridays, February 2nd through April 13th, no class 2/23, 3/16, 3/30, 4/6

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    Spring Session - Fridays, April 20th through May 25th

    3:25-4:05 PM 1st Floor Commons in Parkdale Elementary School

    Get a head start on the language by joining us for an educationally oriented curriculum that is specifically designed for the K-4 student to learn the Spanish language. This unique and exciting program features foundation vocabulary introduced through games, singing and fun activities. Students are able to compound words and begin forming simple sentences. Early introduction increases the student's ability to absorb rather than translate the language. If you have taken a CultureKids class previously, new vocabulary is introduced with each session--never a repeat. Join the fun! CultureKids, founded in 1999, offers Spanish enrichment programs for preschool and elementary students. They are dedicated to teaching the Spanish language to children using an established, successful curriculum that introduces the foreign vocabulary in a fun and interactive manner. Individual teacher biographies and other information can be found on their website at www.CultureKidsClub.com. New and returning students welcome. Space is limited to 18 students.  Students must be picked up promptly at 4:05 PM.

     

    Spanish for the Elementary Years    Instructor - Culture Kids    Course Fee - $70

    Winter Session - Thursdays, 2/15, 3/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29 (no class 2/22).

    or

    Spring Session - Thursdays, 4/19, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24.

    3:40-4:20 PM Holland Elementary School Library

    Get a head start on the language by joining us for an educationally oriented curriculum that is specifically designed for the K-4 student to learn the Spanish language. This unique and exciting program features foundation vocabulary introduced through games, singing and fun activities. Students are able to compound words and begin forming simple sentences. Early introduction increases the student's ability to absorb rather than translate the language. If you have taken a CultureKids class previously, new vocabulary is introduced with each session--never a repeat. Join the fun! CultureKids, founded in 1999, offers Spanish enrichment programs for preschool and elementary students. They are dedicated to teaching the Spanish language to children using an established, successful curriculum that introduces the foreign vocabulary in a fun and interactive manner. Individual teacher biographies and other information can be found on their website at www.CultureKidsClub.com. New and returning students welcome. Space is limited to 18 students.  Students must be picked up promptly at 4:20 PM.

     

     

    Introductory French         Instructor - Dr. Martha Horohoe       Course fee: $45 

    Mondays - January 8th - April 16th (no class 1/15, 2/19)

    7:00- 8:00PM in East Aurora Middle School - Library

    Although France is the number one tourist destination, almost every continent has several French-speaking countries. It truly is a world language. Have you ever wanted to learn French to enhance travel experiences or business relationships and enhance your understanding of a foreign culture? Dr. Horohoe will teach a twelve-week course presenting: the functions and uses of the French language; pronunciation, grammar, and the concepts which underlie the language; the culture and geography of French-speaking countries and regions like France, Quebec, Morocco, and Martinique; and practical use of French in real world situations.

     

    Intermediate French            Instuctor -  Dr. Martha Horohoe            Course fee: $45

    Mondays - January 8th - April 16th (no class 1/15, 2/19)

    8:00-9:00PM in East Aurora Middle School - Library 

    Intermediate French expands on the groundwork laid in the introductory course.  This course will focus on more practical use of French in real world situations as well the grammar and concepts that will enable you to start conversing in the language.

     

    Introductory Spanish           Instructors - Dr. Martha Horohoe           Course fee: $45 

    Tuesdays - January 9th - April 17th (no class 2/13, 2/20)

    7:00-8:00PM in East Aurora Middle School - Library

    Have you ever wanted to learn Spanish to enhance travel experiences or business relationships and enhance your understanding of a foreign culture?  Whatever your reason, the information is within reach.  Dr. Horohoe will teach a 12 week course presenting: the functions and uses of the Spanish language; pronunciation, grammar, and the concepts which underlie the language; the culture and geography of Spanish-speaking countries like Spain, Mexico, and Puerto Rico; and practical use of Spanish in real world situations.

     

    Intermediate Spanish          Instructor - Dr. Martha Horohoe             Course fee: $45

    Tuesday - January 9th - April 17th (no class 2/13, 2/20)

    8:00-9:00PM in East Aurora Middle School - Library 

    Intermediate Spanish expands on the groundwork laid in the introductory course. This course will focus on more practical use of Spanish in real world situations as well the grammar and concepts that will enable you to start conversing in the language.

     

    Music and Arts & Crafts

     

    Watercolor Painting                    Instructor- Sarah Tobin                  Course Fee $50

    March 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th, and April 3rd, 2018

    4:30-6:30 in the Holland Jr/Sr. High School Art Room 212 

    This course will teach the basics of Watercolor Landscape, Seascape Painting and Still Life Painting.  No previous experience is needed.  The supplies you will need for the course include:

    Watercolor Paints                                                                            Brushes/Other:

    Cadmium Red Light, Yellow Light and Orange                        3 Round Sable or Camel Hair Brushes Sizes 2,4,8                      

     Hooker’s Green or Sap Green                                             

    Yellow Ochre                                                                      1 Fan Brush

    Small plastic container for water

    Payne’s Grey                                                                                      

    Paper towels

    Ultramarine Blue                                                                               

    Watercolor Paper 12”x 16”

    Burnt Umber and Sienna

    Dioxazine Purple

    Ivory Black

    Alizarin Crimson

     

    Beginning Ukulele         Instructor - Suzanne Spregue             Course Fee - $80

    4 Week Course - Mondays - January 22th, 29th, February 5th, 12th

    8:00 - 9:30 PM Limelight Music - 706 Main Street, East Aurora

    Ukulele is the hottest instrument of the decade! This course is geared to the beginning player. Learn basic chords, strumming patterns and popular songs. No previous knowledge is necessary. Bring your own ukulele but soprano, concert or tenor models only. Additional fee of $10.00 for cost of book is payable to instructor.

     

    Beginning Guitar- Learn the Basics          Instructor – Suzanne Spregue              Course Fee- $80

    4 Week Course

    Mondays - March 5th, 12th, 19th, & 26th

    8:00 - 9:30 PM Limelight Music - 706 Main Street, East Aurora

    This course is for the beginning guitarist. Learn basic chords and strumming patterns, then how to use them in a variety of songs. Also, learn how to tune and care for your guitar, along with reading tablature and standard notation. Bring your own guitar - acoustic or electric guitars welcome.  Additional fee of $7.00 for cost of book is payable to instructor.

     

    Learn How to Play Guitar           Instructor - Jeff Didion               Course fee-$85

    8 Week Course

    Wednesday - January 10th through March 7th, 2018 (excludes February 21st)

    2:45 – 3:30 PM East Aurora Middle School Band Room #231

    *PLEASE NOTE* - Students must provide their own guitar and be right handed.

    Learn to play guitar is designed for the young, beginner, guitar student.  Theory aspect of chords and reading music is NOT a requirement.  Students will learn everything from the parts of the guitar, how to tune, correct rhythm and strumming techniques and finally, how to play cords that make up popular songs.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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